A man in Maryland called 911 and made up a story about being robbed at gunpoint...just so the police would give him a ride home, says the Charles County sheriff's office.Continue »
But apparently a Bradenton, Fla., man didn't get the memo before getting arrested after reportedly calling 911 a total of 18 times in two months.Continue »
Memphis, Tenn. , June 5, 2005
Noura Jackson calls police in the early morning hours to get help for her mother, Jennifer, who was the victim of a brutal attack in their home.
She calls 911 and is transferred to the fire department to give information for the ambulance.
You can hear Noura breathing heavily while waiting for an operator to pick up the call.Continue »
Michigan Police have released a copy of the March 13 emergency call, where, in the first moments, the dispatcher asks, "Are you intoxicated?" and the woman replies, "Absolutely."Continue »
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (CBS) Carly A. Houston was arrested for allegedly threatening her cab driver and refusing to pay. At the police station, she was offered the traditional phone call. Did Houston call a friend? A family member? Maybe a lawyer to help her out? Not quite.
She dialed 911.
Austin, Texas, Aug. 18, 2005
Sharon Sedwick calls police to report that there's been a horrible tragedy involving her daughter Jennifer Cave... but when the full enormity of what's taken place hits her she breaks down.Continue »
Lancaster County, Pa., known for its Amish heritage and peaceful lifestyle, is home to the quiet town of Denver. But this small town was rocked when Michael Roseboro placed an emergency call to 911 after finding the body of his wife, Jan, at the bottom of their swimming pool. Less than an hour later, Jan Roseboro - a mother of four - was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Photo: Alec Baldwin.
No one was hurt and no charges were filed on either side according to the New York Daily News.